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  • 31 May 2016
    Gauging age outside the lab: tricky business

    A webcam on the door of a club that can automatically tell whether a young adult is old enough to enter and buy a beer. A webcam that sees what a woman is looking at in a shop window. If it is up to UvA postdoc Fares ...

  • 9 May 2016
    Cum Laude PhD defence Ariana Torres Knoop

    On Thursday 28 April 2016, 14:00 Ariana Torres-Knoop successfully defended her thesis entitled Entropy-driven separations in nanoporous materials in the Agnietenkapel. The committee decided, based on the high quality ...

  • 9 May 2016
    International accreditation for Master’s track in Clinical Development Psychology

    The University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Master’s track in Clinical Development Psychology has become the first Dutch degree programme to be accredited by the International School Psychology Association (ISPA), the ...

  • 7 Mar 2016
    Amsterdam chemistry students excel at KNCV poster competition

    At the PAC symposium held 3 March at Leiden University, UvA chemistry student Marianne Lankelma has won the Young KNCV Poster Competition. Tessel Bouwens, also a UvA chemistry student, ended as runner-up. Xander ...

  • 22 Jan 2016
    FOM Physics Poster Prize for Diego Cohen-Maldonado

    Diego Cohen-Maldonado, PhD student in theoretical physics at the Insitute of Physics, was assigned the FOM Physics Poster Prize 2016. The prize, 750 euro, was awarded at the tenth edition of Physics@FOM in Veldhoven, ...

  • 19 Oct 2015
    Prize for sensitive detection of tuberculosis bacteria

    At the NanoCity2015 conference held earlier this month in Amersfoort, chemistry PhD student Marta Mourão received an award for her poster 'Can we use Biomarkers in Sputum for Early Diagnosis of Tuberculosis?'. Marta ...

  • 6 Oct 2015
    Amsterdam Science Talent Scholarship for 14 Faculty of Science students

    On Thursday 1 October, fourteen Faculty of Science students received the Amsterdam Science Talent Scholarship from Rector Magnificus Dymph van den Boom. The Amsterdam Science Talent Scholarship was founded by the ...

  • 9 Jun 2015
    PhD in the Spotlight: Rosemarie Aben

    Rosemarie Aben (1985) will be awarded her doctorate at the University of Amsterdam on 17 June. Her doctoral research was carried out at the Institute of Physics (IoP) and the Dutch National Institute for Subatomic ...

  • 19 May 2015
    PhD in the Spotlight: Petr Dunin-Barkovskiy

    On 29 May, Petr Dunin-Barkovskiy (1988) will be awarded his doctorate at the UvA. During his doctoral research at the Korteweg Institute for Mathematics (KdvI) he conducted fundamental research on theoretical models ...

  • 13 Apr 2015
    Phd in the Spotlight: Magdalena Julkowska

    Magdalena Julkowska (1986) will be awarded her doctorate degree at the University of Amsterdam on 30 April. During her doctoral research at the Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences (SILS) she learned more about how ...

  • 26 Mar 2015
    Three UvA Informatics Master's receive ‘Top Programme’ designation

    The Master's programmes in Logic, System and Network Engineering (SNE) and Software Engineering at the University of Amsterdam's Graduate School of Informatics have all been designated as ‘Top Programmes’ by the ...

  • 3 Mar 2015
    PhD in the spotlight: Sander Oldenhof

    Sander Oldenhof (1985) will be awarded his doctorate degree at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) on 10 March. As part of his doctoral research at the Van ’t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS), Oldenhof ...

  • 3 Feb 2015
    PhD in the spotlight: Jamie McLaren

    Canadian national Jamie McLaren will be awarded his doctorate degree at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) on 4 February. McLaren studied bird migration as a part of his doctoral research at the Institute for ...

  • 20 Jan 2015
    PhD in the spotlight: Peter Demaeght

    Peter Demaeght (1984) will be awarded his doctorate degree at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) on 23 January. During his doctoral research at the Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics (IBED), he studied ...

  • 19 Dec 2014
    A toolbox for modelling stochastic molecular networks

    Modelling stochastic molecular networks such as polymers is quite a challenge since they are complex, flowing and changing systems. While a classical molecular dynamics approach works fine for simple networks with a ...

  • 8 Dec 2014
    Spotlight on PhD: Janaina Gianfelice de Castro

    On 11 December, Janaina Gianfelice de Castro (1982) will be awarded her doctorate at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). During her research at the Institute of Physics (IoP), she explored the breakage behaviour of ...

  • 13 Oct 2014
    Phd in the spotlight: Jesse Veenvliet

    Jesse Veenvliet (1983) will be awarded his doctorate degree at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) on 31 October. Focusing on the characteristics of dopamine neurons, his doctoral research at the Swammerdam Institute ...

  • 22 Aug 2014
    PhD in the Spotlight: Priscilla Pani

    On 10 September, Priscilla Pani (b. 1986) will be awarded her doctorate at the UvA. As part of her doctoral research at the Institute of Physics (IoP) and the Dutch National Institute for Subatomic Physics (Nikhef), ...

  • 19 Jun 2014
    Phd in the Spotlight: Joris Borgdorff

    Joris Borgdorff (1984) will be awarded his doctorate degree at the UvA on 3 July. During his doctoral research at the Informatics Institute (IvI), he researched what is needed to enable supercomputers to carry out ...

  • 11 Jun 2014
    Phd in the Spotlight: Hanneke Brust

    Hanneke Brust (1986) will be awarded her doctorate degree at the UvA on 25 June. As part of her doctoral research at the Van ’t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS), Brust made chemical profiles of ...